The Jizhou District Troupe of Ping Opera is composed of a group of dynamic and versatile people. It has presented many popular artistic performances in Beijing, Tianjin, Tangshan in Hebei province and other neighboring areas over the past decades. It has been recognized as an exemplary municipal-level organization by the government of Tianjin many times. Guangming Daily, Wenhui Daily and Tianjin Daily have covered it several times, and Tianjin Television and China Central Television (CCTV) have broadcast relevant documentaries to nationwide audiences as well.
The troupe is committed to the creation of traditional plays and those related to modern life as well as modern dancing programs. It has received many awards and titles for its excellent provincial and municipal artistic performances over the past years.
The troupe visited Melbourne and Sydney in Australia and Japan in 1995 and 2000 respectively, winning huge acclaim from local audiences.
Yi Chunying, a leading figure in the troupe, is a national first-class performer and vice-president of the Tianjin Branch of the China Theatre Association. In addition, there are a group of young talented performers in the troupe.
The troupe has earned great support and a good reputation from its audiences for its use of modern performance equipment and its versatile performers.